Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP 7
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 576 621 611
Rank change year-on-year +45 -10 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 55 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.032% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 6 4
London median daily rate £438 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £334 £363
90th Percentile £600 £556 £431
England median daily rate £400 £444 £375
% change year-on-year -9.86% +18.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

PHP 7 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 23,214 21,698 19,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.26% 48.24% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,624 16,317 14,973
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £630
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 141 112
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% +34.13%
10th Percentile £18.06 £17.75 £14.18
90th Percentile £71.20 £52.00 £67.25
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 7 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 7 in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 7 within the London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 25 £600 - 4
East London - 2 £375 - 2
South London - 1 £425 -
PHP 7
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP 7.

1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (70.91%) Symfony
3 31 (56.36%) TDD
4 30 (54.55%) Laravel
5 29 (52.73%) Node.js
5 29 (52.73%) MySQL
6 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
7 26 (47.27%) Microservices
8 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (40.00%) Docker
9 22 (40.00%) BDD
10 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
11 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
11 19 (34.55%) Serverless
12 18 (32.73%) Redux
12 18 (32.73%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (32.73%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (30.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (27.27%) CSS
15 14 (25.45%) PHP 5
15 14 (25.45%) React
16 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
16 13 (23.64%) TypeScript
17 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
18 11 (20.00%) HTML
18 11 (20.00%) Linux
19 9 (16.36%) REST
19 9 (16.36%) RESTful
20 8 (14.55%) jQuery

PHP 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) Drupal
1 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (34.55%) Serverless
3 18 (32.73%) Amazon SQS
3 18 (32.73%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) MySQL
2 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
3 17 (30.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.82%) git-flow
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
1 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 40 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 18 (32.73%) Symfony Developer
4 17 (30.91%) Senior Developer
5 16 (29.09%) AWS Developer
6 15 (27.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 13 (23.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (23.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (21.82%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (21.82%) AWS Software Engineer
8 12 (21.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 12 (21.82%) JavaScript Engineer
8 12 (21.82%) React Developer
8 12 (21.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 12 (21.82%) Senior React Developer
8 12 (21.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (21.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
9 10 (18.18%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 10 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (70.91%) Symfony
2 30 (54.55%) Laravel
3 29 (52.73%) Node.js
4 18 (32.73%) Redux
5 15 (27.27%) CSS
6 14 (25.45%) React
7 11 (20.00%) HTML
8 9 (16.36%) REST
8 9 (16.36%) RESTful
9 8 (14.55%) jQuery
10 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.91%) Angular 2
11 6 (10.91%) Doctrine
11 6 (10.91%) HTML5
11 6 (10.91%) XML
12 2 (3.64%) LAMP
12 2 (3.64%) Web Services
13 1 (1.82%) Memcached
13 1 (1.82%) OAuth
13 1 (1.82%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Fintech
1 7 (12.73%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) TDD
2 26 (47.27%) Microservices
3 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.00%) BDD
5 19 (34.55%) E-Commerce
6 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
7 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.91%) API Development
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.45%) Migration
10 3 (5.45%) MVC
10 3 (5.45%) Open Source
11 2 (3.64%) API Design
11 2 (3.64%) API Integration
11 2 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.64%) OOP
11 2 (3.64%) Scrum
11 2 (3.64%) SOLID
11 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.45%) PHP 5
4 13 (23.64%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.45%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) ES6
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Zend
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.82%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft